Enhancing patient safety & supply chain efficiency

GS1 India works closely with the global healthcare community bringing together all stakeholders, namely, pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors, group purchasing organisations, hospitals, pharmacies, logistics providers, governmental and regulatory bodies and associations. We enable collaboration between all healthcare stakeholders to achieve patient safety and improved efficiency.

To enhance patient safety, Regulators are directing healthcare stakeholders to implement automatic data capture technologies, interoperable identification standards, standardised electronic product catalogues, track & trace and product recall systems. The use of GS1 standards, enables this through unambigous unique identification of supply chian elements and interoperable systems.

Use Of Standards In Healthcare

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Prevention of medical errors

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Product authentication and counterfeit detection

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Enhanced patient safety

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Unique identification of drugs and devices

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End-to-end supply chain tracking

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Compliance with regulatory requirements

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Achieve efficient, accurate, and targeted recalls

Our Work

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Identify hospitals and medical day care centers along with their geo codes for faster processing of health insurance claims.

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Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India is using GS1 standards at its warehouse for automated receiving and distribution of medicine..

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NITI Ayog used GS1 standards in its blockchain pilot project, aimed at ensuring authenticity of pharmaceutical drugs.

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DGFT endorses the use of GS1 standards to establish a track & trace system for pharmaceuticals exported from the country.

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Various State and organizational tenders require the use of GS1 barcodes on consignments to enable organisations achieve faster and efficient inwarding as well as dispatch operations.

Our Services

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DataKart Trace

Ensure end-to-end supply chain visibility for counterfeit detection, product authentication and targeted recalls.

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Digital Link

GS1 Digital Link enables you to direct your consumers to rich product information on the web, through a simple QR code scan. Enquire icon

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DataKart

Manage all your product information on a cloud-based platform, for easy sharing with supply chain stakeholders and consumers.

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Domestic Regulatory And Buyer


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Regulatory requirements

GS1 standards enable compliance with various domestic as well as international regulatory requirements. This includes traceability requirements issued by USFDA, EU FMD, NMVO, and BHRA-Anvisa, Ministry of Health in Nordic Countries, Ukraine, Egypt, Iran, and many others. On domestic front, DGFT accepts GS1 barcodes for pharma exports.

NIFH

National Industry Forum for Healthcare, a National platform that brings together all stakeholders in the Healthcare supply chain comprising of pharmaceutical companies, medical devices manufacturers, healthcare providers, online pharmacies with the objective of bringing in enhanced operational efficiencies in the supply chain thereby enhancing patient.

The forum is aimed at identifying common issues impacting the industry, and solve them through collaboration and global best practices.

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FAQs

Q1. What is GS1 Barcode in Healthcare Sectors?

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Q2. How can I access my GS1 Barcode healthcare account?

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Q3. How do I get GTINs for my products?

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Q4. Can I get GTINs from any other organisation in India?

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Q5. What are the benefits of GTINs (GS1 barcode numbers)?

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